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NTB survey to evaluate COVID-19 impact

NTB survey to evaluate COVID-19 impact


Kathmandu, April 14

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has began a survey to seek out out the impression of coronavirus on the nation’s tourism trade. Aiming to evaluate the impression on the tourism trade and to gather required information of the trade, NTB has taken the initiative for the disaster survey, mentioned Dhananjay Regmi, chief government officer of NTB.

As per him, information shall be collected from airways, accommodations, vacationer autos, eating places, and rafting, trekking and mountaineering companies. Data can even be obtained from journey and tour businesses and different associated sectors.

“NTB has determined to conduct this survey and assess the collected information in order that it may well make suggestions to the federal government on the potential help required by the tourism trade to beat the disaster led to by the COVID-19 outbreak,” Regmi mentioned.

Moreover, the survey can also be anticipated to assist NTB to seek out out the quantity and standing of all massive and small companies associated to the tourism trade.

After analysing the info, the board will ahead the report back to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation recommending measures that have to be taken for the tourism trade to get better from this pandemic. A couple of weeks again, entrepreneurs had expressed their dissatisfaction over the preliminary measures the federal government had introduced for them.

Meanwhile, tourism entrepreneurs have estimated that the sector stands to lose roughly Rs 40 billion because of the disaster. The Hotel Association Nepal has additionally warned that 1.1 million staff are liable to shedding their jobs.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 15, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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